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Criminal Justice, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Our learning outcomes provide Criminal Justice & Criminology majors at the University of Central Missouri with the ability to identify moral and ethical issues inherent in the administration of justice and the practice of criminal justice and explore the importance of the history, development, and current operation of our principal criminal justice institutions and their relationship to each other, the causes and prevention of crime, and the process of criminalization.

International Opportunities

The Criminal Justice & Criminology program offers unique international experiences:

  • Faculty led study tours:  Faculty from the program lead 7 - 10 day tours all over the world.  Recent trips include Belize, Japan, Italy & France, South Korea, and Turkey.  UCM offers various scholarships to assist with program costs.
  • Study in Spain:  The CJC program partners with the Franklin Institute at the Universidad de Alcala near Madrid, Spain.  Join students and faculty from UCM and other U.S. universities and earn a semester of college credit in less than 90 days.  All classes are in English, taught by U.S. professors.  You will be immersed in Spanish culture and live with a host family in the community.  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice 
  • Orientation to the Criminal Justice Major 
  • History of Corrections and Penal Institutions
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice 
  • Police Organization and Management
  • Criminal Law and Procedure

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete the International Student Application
  • Pay the non-refundable $75 application fee
  • Prove English proficiency
  • Provide financial support letter
  • Provide a bank statement with adequate funds
  • Official Transcripts 
  • Photocopy of passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    475 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    475 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    235 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 235 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Warrensburg

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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